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Friday, August 8th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
A Chicago, Ill.,-based company is looking at areas of Mercer County that might be suitable for a wind turbine project to produce electricity. Invenergy LLC and its wind division experts currently are focusing on the southern po . . .
The distinguishable smell of horses fills the speed office at the Mercer County Fairgrounds, where Jerry Bollenbacher and his helpers busily answer phones and greet harness racing drivers. Bollenbacher of Celina has been a fair . . .
Print and E-Edition Only News Stories
• McCain visits Lima
• Sewer fee may increase
• Three injured in cycle-car crash in Darke County
• Consistent watering crucial to growing healthy tomatoes
• Local group attends World Youth Day in Australia
• Harness racing back at Mercer County Fair
Local Obituaries
Mary Ann Arling, 72, of Osgood, died Aug. 7, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are pending at N.J. Hogenkamp & Sons Funeral Home, Minster. . . .
Former St. Charles Center resident Rev. Gregory Comella, 61, died Aug. 2, 2008, at his residence in Oakland, Calif. Death was due to natural causes. He was born Dec. 28, 1946, in Waukegan, Ill., to Frank and Margaret Billeck Co . . .
Fern J. Green, 85, 1525 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 7:40 p.m. Aug. 5, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born Sept. 26, 1922, in Michigan, to Floyd and Mabel Canute Zeigler. On Oct. 17, 1 . . .
Elsie P. Opperman, 94, of 730 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died Aug. 6, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 11, 1913, in St. Marys to Grover and Anne Hertenstein Sullivan. On Sept. 12, 1937, she married Norman Opperman, who . . .
Former Minster resident Sylvia M. Sommer, 88, died Aug. 7, 2008, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. Arrangements are pending at N.J. Hogenkamp & Sons, Funeral Home, Minster. . . .
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